Genetic mutation provides insight into canine blindness

09/21/2010 | Evening Star (Ipswich, England)

U.K. researchers discovered in golden retrievers a genetic mutation that causes progressive retinal atrophy, an illness that can result in canine blindness and currently has no cure. Using the finding, the researchers created a DNA test that aims to allow canine breeders to determine whether their dogs carry the mutation and make informed decisions about breeding.

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Evening Star (Ipswich, England)

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